Using ‘fire to fight fire’ to combat disease could make it worse, tests show

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A treatment billed as a potential breakthrough in the fight against disease, including cancer, could back-fire and make the disease fitter and more damaging, new research has found. Ground-breaking research has found that introducing ‘friendlier’ less-potent strains into a population of disease-causing microbes can lead to increased disease severity.

This full article appears on <a href="https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161230122908.htm">Science Daily</a>

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